Culture of Cuba
People in Cuba speak the Spanish language. The linguistic diversity of Cuba is almost homogeneous according to a fractionalization scale which for Cuba is 0. The followers of Christianity are the religious majority in the country. 75.5% of Cuba's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Cuba. The rate of urbanization in Cuba is considered to be 0. According to data on inbound tourists in Cuba, 2,829,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.
The national anthem of Cuba is called 'El Himno de Bayamo', which in English means 'The Anthem of Bayamo'. It was adopted in 1902. Both the music and the lyrics have been composed by Perucho Figueredo.
The first McDonalds in Cuba was opened on 24 April 1986, and it was located in Guantanamo Bay. At the moment Cuba has 1 operating McDonalds restaurants. The number of operating McDonalds restaurants in a country is indicative of the influence of Western culture and globalization in that country. Operating McDonalds restaurants could also have a direct impact on the health of a nation's citizens. Around 22% of the population of Cuba are obese.
Each year, the people of Cuba consume 1 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 38.8% beer, 2.2% wine, 59% distilled spirits, 0% other alcohol.
One of the most popular national dishes of Cuba is ropa vieja. Other national dishes include moros y cristianos.